Bachelor, Indiana University, 1992. Bachelor of Music, Indiana University, 1992. Doctor of Music, Indiana University, 2000.
Master of Music, Arizona State University, 1994.
Private music teacher, Arizona, Texas and Indiana, since 1985. Musician Texas Wind Symphony, Fort Worth, 1997—2001. Assistant professor music Valparaiso (Indiana) University, since 2002, assistant dean College Arts and Sciences, since 2004.
Contest judge Indiana State School Music Association, since 2002.
Volunteer pet partner team Delta Society, Valparaiso, since 2002. Member choir, instrumentalist Immanuel Lutheran Church, since 2001. Member of Mathematics Association American, North America Saxophone Alliance, Mensa.